Education and Resources:
Learning Exchange Modules (VUMC) - or search for 'Advance Care Planning' in VUMC Learning Exchange and click on the 'All' tab on the left.
CMS Website for Hospice Options: www.medicare.gov/hospicecompare/. In the Location search field, type in the patient’s zip code or city, state and then click on search. Results will display in a new page and can be printed and shared with the patient to obtain desired agency.
Key Contact Information for Frequently Used Hospice Agencies:
- Caris Healthcare:
- Liason Meredith Portwood # 865-776-1445
- Alive Hospice:
- 615-250-1348 (Intake Hotline)
- Krista Bullington #615-456-5351
- Avalon Hospice:
- Sandy Nahmias, Clinical Liaison
- Carla Winslett, Amedisys Nashville Director of Operations or Jennifer Ferguson, Clinical Manager